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Accession 12-612,  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Curatorial Office,  Exhibition Records, 1971-2010

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Curatorial Office
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1971-2010
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 12-612
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery. Curators represented include Virginia M. Mecklenburg, Joann Moser, Toby Jurovics, and Merry A. Foresta. Also includes materials from when the museum was known as the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) and National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, checklists, exhibition schedules, proposals, floor plans, budget records, reports, grant records, agreements, contracts, publicity records, videotapes, and images. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records which document the research, development, fundraising, publicity, production, and execution of exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Renwick Gallery. Curators represented include Virginia M. Mecklenburg, Joann Moser, Toby Jurovics, and Merry A. Foresta. Also includes materials from when the museum was known as the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) and National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, checklists, exhibition schedules, proposals, floor plans, budget records, reports, grant records, agreements, contracts, publicity records, videotapes, and images. Some materials are in electronic format.

Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 01/08/2007 memorandum, Toda to Earle; Contact reference staff for details.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-612, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Curatorial Office, Exhibition Records

Container List

Box 1

Draft Letters, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 5

Exhibition schedule, 2001

Box 1 of 5

Arte Latino, 1997

Box 1 of 5

Arte Latino - Planning committee, 2005 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 5

Arte Latino - Donor list, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 5

Scenes of American Life - Donor list, 2001

Box 1 of 5

Scenes of American Life - Study guide, 2000 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Scenes of American Life - Treasures to Go, TRT: 10:10, BetaCam SP, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Contemporary Folk Art - Checklist

Box 1 of 5

Contemporary Folk Art - Donor list, 2001

Box 1 of 5

Modernism and Abstraction - Donor list, 2001

Box 1 of 5

Masters of Their Craft: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Checklist, 2002

Box 1 of 5

Calico and Chintz: Antique Quilts from the Collection of Patricia S. Smith - Checklist

Box 1 of 5

America's Smithsonian - Traveling exhibitions for Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary, 1995-1996 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Posters American Style, 1991-1996 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Posters American Style - Credits, 1997

Box 1 of 5

Posters American Style - Essay, 1997

Box 1 of 5

Posters American Style - Bernard F. Reilly, 1997

Box 1 of 5

Posters American Style - Traveling exhibition, 1997

Box 1 of 5

Posters American Style - Checklists,

Box 1 of 5

Abbott Thayer: The Nature of Art, 1996

Box 1 of 5

The Paintings of Charles Burchfield, 1996

Box 1 of 5

The Bard Brothers: Painting America Under Steam and Sail, 1995-1996

Box 1 of 5

Singular Impressions: The Monotype in America, 1993-1995

Box 1 of 5

American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art, 1994-1996

Box 1 of 5

Thomas Wilmer Dewing: Beauty Reconfigured, 1993-1996, 2000

Box 1 of 5

Contemporary Printmaking: Collaborative Prints and Presses, 1994-1995

Box 1 of 5

Chaim Gross Sculpture, 1995

Box 1 of 5

Gilded Age - Watercolors and Pastels, 1995

Box 1 of 5

Gilded Age - Watercolors and Pastels - Traveling, 1997

Box 1 of 5

Rick Dillingham (1952-1994): A Retrospective

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York, 1896-1917, 1993-1995

Box 2 of 5

Farm Worker's Altar - Emanuel Martinez - Installation, 1995

Box 2 of 5

Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype, 1991-1994

Box 2 of 5

Recent Acquisitions on Paper, 1994-1995

Box 2 of 5

Presidential Scholars in the Visual Arts, 1995

Box 2 of 5

The White House Collection of American Crafts, 1994

Box 2 of 5

Marriage in Form: Kay Sekimachi and Bob Stocksdale, 1995

Box 2 of 5

Color of Abstraction, 1994

Box 2 of 5

Jim Nutt, 1994-1995

Box 2 of 5

Free Within Ourselves: African-American Art from the Museum's Collection, 1994

Box 2 of 5

Jesse Trevino: New York, Vietnam, San Antonio, 1994

Box 2 of 5

Man on Fire: Luis Jimenez, 1993-1995

Box 2 of 5

Treasures II, 1994

Box 2 of 5

Thomas Cole: Landscape into History, 1991

Box 2 of 5

American Wicker: Woven Furniture from 1850-1930, 1991

Box 2 of 5

Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair, 1990-1991

Box 2 of 5

Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985, 1990

Box 2 of 5

Earl Cunningham's America, 2003

Box 2 of 5

Obata's Yosemite, 2004

Box 2 of 5

Graphic Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2001

Box 2 of 5

Watercolors between the World Wars: Selections from the Collection, 1996-1997

Box 2 of 5

Presidential Scholars in Photography, Visual Arts and Writing, 1996-1997

Box 2 of 5

Replacement of Corcoran portrait, Grand Salon, Renwick Gallery, 1997

Box 2 of 5

Time Out! Sports in Art, 1997

Box 2 of 5

George Catlin's Indian Gallery, 1997-1998

Box 2 of 5

Colonial Art from Puerto Rico: Selections from the Gift of Teodoro Vidal, 1996-1997

Box 2 of 5

Western photographs gallery, 1998

Box 2 of 5

Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Prints, 1998

Box 2 of 5

Reinstallation of Impressionist galleries, 1998

Box 2 of 5

Reinstallation of Moran galleries, 1998

Box 2 of 5

Presidential Scholars in Photography, Visual Arts and Writing, 1999

Box 2 of 5

African-American Art: Recent Acquisitions, 1999

Box 2 of 5

Reinstallation of galleries 3D, E and F, 1999

Box 2 of 5

NMAA/Renwick annotated exhibition schedule, 1997

Box 2 of 5

Touring exhibition itineraries, 1997

Box 2 of 5

Weekly exhibition deadline memoranda, 1997

Box 2 of 5

Annotated exhibition schedule, 1998

Box 2 of 5

Exhibition notes, 1998

Box 2 of 5

American Association of Museums (AAM) report, 1998

Box 2 of 5

Meetings - Charles Robertson, 1998 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Annotated exhibition schedule, 1999

Box 2 of 5

Meetings - Charles Robertson, 1999

Box 2 of 5

American Scene - Checklist

Box 2 of 5

Young America - Checklist, 1998

Box 2 of 5

Lure of the West - Checklist

Box 2 of 5

American Impressionism - Checklist

Box 2 of 5

Latino Art - Checklist, 1998

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

American Modernism and Abstraction - Checklist

Box 3 of 5

Long term loans, 1997

Box 3 of 5

Star Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou, 2000-2002

Box 3 of 5

The Jewelry of Robert Ebendorf: A Retrospective of 40 Years

Box 3 of 5

Jewels and Gems, 2003

Box 3 of 5

Roby Collection - Traveling exhibition, 1997

Box 3 of 5

Reinstallation of Lincoln Gallery, 1998

Box 3 of 5

Special Exhibition Fund (SEF), 1991-1994

Box 3 of 5

General exhibition correspondence, 1994-1997

Box 3 of 5

Correspondence - Traveling exhibitions, 1988-1992

Box 3 of 5

Exhibition schedule, 1989

Box 3 of 5

Exhibition graph schedule, April 1996

Box 3 of 5

Exhibition graph schedule, March 1997

Box 3 of 5

Exhibition graph schedule, February 2000

Box 3 of 5

Exhibition graph schedule, December 2000

Box 3 of 5

Exhibition graph schedule, 2001-2003

Box 3 of 5

Exhibition graph schedule, August 2001

Box 3 of 5

Exhibition graph schedule, December 2001

Box 3 of 5

Annotated exhibition schedule, 2000

Box 3 of 5

Annotated exhibition schedule, 2001

Box 3 of 5

Annotated exhibition schedule, 2002

Box 3 of 5

Annotated exhibition schedule, 2003

Box 3 of 5

Electronic master exhibition schedule, 1996-2001

Box 3 of 5

U. S. Navy silver (Renwick), 1999-2002

Box 3 of 5

Exhibitions list, 1989-1993

Box 3 of 5

General correspondence, 1996-2003

Box 3 of 5

Exhibition procedures, 1995, 2000-2001

Box 3 of 5

Exhibition catalog procedures, 1995, 2001

Box 3 of 5

Renwick Gallery exhibitions list, 1972-2001

Box 3 of 5

Proposed exhibition - The Italian Muse: Artists in Italy 1800-1860, 1976-1983

Box 3 of 5

American Impressions: Masterworks from American Art Forum Collections, 1992-1994

Box 3 of 5

Saul Steinberg: Illuminations, 2006-2007 (2 folders) (includes electronic records)

Box 3 of 5

Made in Chicago: The Koffler Collection, 1995

Box 3 of 5

Elihu Vedder's Drawings from the Rubaiyat - Prospectus, 1994-1995, 1998

Box 3 of 5

Homecoming: William H. Johnson and Afro-America, 1938-1946 - Reading area images

Box 3 of 5

Eadweard Muybridge and Contemporary American Photography, 1991

Box 3 of 5

Graphic Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Checklists, 2001-2002

Box 3 of 5

Graphic Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Contracts, 2002

Box 3 of 5

Graphic Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Wall text, 2002

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Graphic Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Information packet, 2002

Box 4 of 5

George Catlin and His Indian Gallery, 1998-2002

Box 4 of 5

George Catlin and His Indian Gallery - Prospectus, 2001-2002

Box 4 of 5

Wood Turning since 1930, 1999-2002 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Wood Turning since 1930 - Prospectus, 2001

Box 4 of 5

Light Screens: The Leaded Glass of Frank Lloyd Wright, 1999-2003 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

The Furniture of Sam Maloof, 1998-2001 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Grant proposals - George Catlin and His Indian Gallery and The Furniture of Sam Maloof, 2000-2001

Box 4 of 5

Graphic Arts exhibitions history, 1971-1986

Box 4 of 5

Exhibition reports, 1992

Box 4 of 5

Report to Latino Center - Latino exhibitions at SAAM, 2000

Box 4 of 5

African-American Art: Recent Acquisitions, 1999

Box 4 of 5

Texas artists in NMAA exhibitions, 1989-2000

Box 4 of 5

Exhibition report for Shelia Burke - NMAA/Renwick exhibitions, 1990-2000

Box 4 of 5

Exhibitions - Minority/Women, 1988-1991, 1997, 1999

Box 4 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Correspondence, 2010

Box 4 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Correspondence - San Juan Pueblo, 2010

Box 4 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Correspondence, 2009 (Folders 1-2 of 3)

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Correspondence, 2009 (Folder 3 of 3)

Box 5 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Correspondence, 2008 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Correspondence - Getty Museum, 2008

Box 5 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Correspondence - Composition, 2008

Box 5 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Correspondence - Wheeler Survey, 2008

Box 5 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Correspondence - Checklist, 2008

Box 5 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Correspondence - Photographs, 2007

Box 5 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Fundraising, 2009

Box 5 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Object list, 2009-2010

Box 5 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Publishing agreement, 2009

Box 5 of 5

Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan - Budget, 2007

Box 5 of 5

Exposed and Developed: Photography Sponsored by the NEA, 1979-1984 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 5

Exposed and Developed: Photography Sponsored by the NEA - Catalog (2 folders)

Box 5 of 5

Exposed and Developed: Photography Sponsored by the NEA - NEA transfer to NMAA of various photographs, 1983-1985

Box 5 of 5

Exposed and Developed: Photography Sponsored by the NEA - NEA agreement, 1983-1984

Box 5 of 5